Since 2009, The Center for the Study of Art, Architecture, History & Nature (C-SAAHN) has sponsored the Tuesday 'IMAGINE' Noon-Hour Lecture/Discussion Series at the Downtown Buffalo & Erie County Central Public Library. This is the 68th C-SAAHN 'IMAGINE' Lecture. The first 50 in the "IMAGINE' Series (Dec. 2009 - Dec. 2011) were titled, "IMAGINE Buffalo Niagara in the 21st Century."
This lecture is the ninth in the C-SAAHN 'IMAGINE' Series called "IMAGINE Buffalo Niagara as a Bi-National Cultural Center: Why Does History and/or Nature Matter?" http://www.buffaloah.com/h/center/lib/12lec.html scheduled for every 2nd & 4th Tuesday in 2012. The speaker is Rocco Termini, Signature Development, Developer of the former Hotel Lafayette. This AUDIO contains six parts. The first is the introduction at the Downtown Library and the last part is testimony later in the day by Rocco Termini at City Hall on behalf of granting local landmark status to the threatened Trico #1 building. The middle four AUDIO recordings are part of the tour of the soon to be completed restoration of the ground floor of the Hotel at the Lafayette.
For an AUDIO introduction to this C-SAAHN 'IMAGINE' Series: http://www.archive.org/details/December272011-DennisJ.GaluckiFounderCoordinatorCenterForThe
C-SAAHN (http://www.buffaloah.com/h/center/index.html) was established in 2009 as a unique digital enterprise and network designed to help link volunteers and lifelong learning communities as part of the "Buffalo-Chautauqua Idea: Exploring American Legacy." This recording is part of the C-SAAHN 'IMAGINE' AUDIO Series.
--- By Dennis Galucki, Founder & Coordinator, C-SAAHN